Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: FINAL CALL FOR DISCUSSION: rec.arts.tv.twin-peaks
From: mccarty@aaet.csc.ti.com (Rick McCarty)
Date: 1990-11-15, 14:30
Newsgroups: news.groups,alt.tv.twin-peaks,alt.config

In article <1990Nov14.191303.10529@evax.arl.utexas.edu> cs4344af@evax.arl.utexas.edu (Fuzzy Fox) writes:
> >In article <1990Nov12.202422.2164@axis.dsg.ti.com> mccarty@aaet.csc.ti.com (Rick McCarty) writes:
>> >>Hey dude!  The NAME of a group has nothing to do with the ability to get
>> >>a feed.
> >
> >This is not strictly true.  I know for a fact that one of our sites is
> >unable to receive the newsgroup
> >"sci.physics.edward.teller.boom.boom.boom" because the software we are
> >using cannot handle a group with a name that long.

Perhaps.  But that, of course, is a problem with the receiving site's
software - not with the ability to obtain a source for a feed.

--Rick


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